I used to watch Growing Pains, it was a great show. Kirk Cameron was hilarious and witty, but now he has grown up to become a man who is offensive and rude. He is openly religious, but that’s not the problem – the problem is that he finds nothing wrong with openly bashing gays on national television. It is one thing to share your opinion, but the way in which things are worded really make a difference. The semantics really do matter.
“Cameron said during last night’s show that he does not support gay marriage, and when it comes to homosexuality in general … he said, “I think that it’s … unnatural. I think that it’s detrimental, and ultimately destructive to so many of the foundations of civilization.”
Herndon Graddick, Senior Director of Programs at GLAAD, tells TMZ he feels Cameron, a Born Again Christian, is “out of step with a vast majority of Americans, particularly people of faith who believe that their gay and lesbian brothers and sisters should be loved and accepted based on their character and not condemned because of their sexual orientation.”
A GLAAD spokesman says they plan on monitoring Cameron’s media bookings and various acting gigs to ensure “the news and entertainment industry is aware of his outrageous anti-gay views.” “